Christ and Horrors
The Coherence of Christology
By (author) Marilyn McCord Adams
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Christ and Horrors by Marilyn McCord Adams
Book DescriptionWho would the Saviour have to be, what would the Saviour have to do to rescue human beings from the meaning-destroying experiences of their lives? This book offers a systematic Christology that is at once biblical and philosophical. Starting with human radical vulnerability to horrors such as permanent pain, sadistic abuse or genocide, it develops what must be true about Christ if He is the horror-defeater who ultimately resolves all the problems affecting the human condition and Divine-human relations. Distinctive elements of Marilyn McCord Adams' study are her defence of the two-natures theory, of Christ as Inner Teacher and a functional partner in human flourishing, and her arguments in favour of literal bodily resurrection (Christ's and ours) and of a strong doctrine of corporeal Eucharistic presence. The book concludes that Christ is the One in Whom, not only Christian doctrine, but cosmos, church, and the human psyche hold together.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521686006
(216mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marilyn McCord Adams
Some Later Medieval Theories of the Eucharist, Paperback (August 2012)
How can the Body and Blood of Christ, without ever leaving heaven, come to be really present on eucharistic altars where the bread and wine still seem to be? Marilyn McCord Adams examines how this question and its answer ("transubstantiation") engaged thirteenth and fourteenth century philosophical theologians.
Christian Holiness & Human Sexuality, Paperback (March 2011)
Christian Holiness & Human Sexuality is a study guide for Episcopalians who want to understand how all Christian people can exercise their Baptismal vocation in the fullness of their sexual identity.
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A systematic Christology that is at once biblical and philosophical, focusing on Christ as horror-defeater.
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Author Biography - Marilyn McCord Adams
Marilyn McCord Adams is Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford and Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. She has published extensively in academic philosophy and theology.
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